The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 70 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.39% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 1.38% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £335
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -36.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 145 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.90% 28.49% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 47
Average daily rate £345 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.20 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Ubuntu
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Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -20 2 £275 - 1
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) XML-RPC
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) MediaWiki
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML-RPC
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware